There was a fatal traffic accident in the Orange Walk District. On Tuesday night, 18-year-old Jacob Niekoleis Jr., a Belizean Mennonite of Little Belize, Corozal District was riding his motorcycle without a helmet and upon reaching a curve on the Linda Vista Road he lost control of his motor cycle and collided into a fence.
He received severe injuries to his head and ribs.
He was treated by the nurse at Blue Creek and later transported by Air Ambulance from Blue Creek Village to the K.H.M.H
whereby he later succumbed to his injuries.